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Genus Embidopsocus

Psocid - Embidopsocus laticeps booklouse  - Embidopsocus Unknown Psocoptera - Embidopsocus Booklouse - Embidopsocus Booklouse - Embidopsocus Embidopsocus needhami (Enderlein) - Embidopsocus needhami - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Suborder Troctomorpha
Family Liposcelididae (Booklice)
Subfamily Embidopsocinae
Genus Embidopsocus
Explanation of Names
Embidopsocus Hagen 1866
7 spp. in our area, >40 spp. worldwide(1)
in our area, mostly so. US: E. needhami widespread north to se. Canada & so. SK; E. laticeps throughout FL and along the coastal plain in se. US; E. bousmani so. IL & n. AL; E. mexicanus TX; and 3 spp. (of which 2 adventive) restricted to FL(2)